Monday 21 March 2016

Congratulations to Ms. Russell

Congratulations to our very own Ms. Russell who was awarded the Michael Proudfoot award at last night's Gala concert for the Winnipeg Music Festival.  Established in 2007, this Award is presented in recognition of a conductor who exemplifies a passion for excellence in choral work in the province of Manitoba.  Anyone who has ever had the chance to sing in one of her choirs, or to be in one of her classes, immediately recognizes that she is an extremely passionate and gifted educator and conductor who is very giving of her time both in and out of the classroom.   Besides directing the choral program at Westwood Collegiate, she directs the St.James-Assiniboia Divisional Jr. Choir and is on the board of the Manitoba Choral Association and was recently part of the Province Of Manitoba in Curriculum Development team for the new high-school Arts Curriculum.  Congratulations to Ms. Russell.

For the Love of the Arts

Dear Parents and Guardians,
We are excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for:

“FLOTA 2016 – The Artistic Brain”
April 11th, 2016
5:30 Arts Display, 7:00 PM Performances
Westwood Collegiate Gym
360 Rouge Rd
(204) 888-7650

Tickets will be sold at the following times:
·     Before school                             Westwood Collegiate Library
·     Lunch hour (12:03-1:00) Front of Office
·     After school (3:30-4:30)            Front of Office

The ticket price is $15.00 per seat or $110.00 for a table of 8.
(Payable in Cash or Cheque - made out to “Westwood Collegiate”)


Westwood Collegiate Arts Departments

Friday 11 March 2016

Tyson Update

March 14th - Team Canada's Junior pursuit team won the silver medal in China. The team included Ben Donnelly, Chris Fiiola and Tyson. The team pursuit is an 8 lap race where each skater takes a turn at lead position and the time clocked is when the third skater crosses. Tyson is in his words "very happy".  Tyson is in the middle position in the team pursuit picture.

Great news everyone, Tyson is ranked 18th in the world after day one in China.  He is in good spirits and is working hard to represent Canada.  Enjoy the photos below.

Tuesday 8 March 2016

Brandon Jazz

New info in the Brandon Jazz Page:  Final Itinerary, Room List, Everything you ever wanted to know about the jazz festival from clinicians and adjudicator info to cafeteria special and clinic times.

Any questions?  Please feel free to contact Mr. Edwards or Ms. Russell.

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Optimist Photos are Online - FREE

Optimist Festival 2016 Concert Band Photos Announcement
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Optimist Festival 2016

Group photos from JJ Ali Photography

Hello Westwood:
 Photos from the 2016 Optimist International Band Festival are now on line!
Both Jazz and Concert Band
Click here to download your copy.
The files will be available for 30 days only!
If you miss the deadline to download them, you can purchase the files on line at for $10.
Please share this email with your students, their families and your yearbook committee.

Prints are also available for purchase at
One 8x12 print of each band will be sent to your school.
Prints of the Fun Pose are not included but are available for purchase.
Orders received by March 14 will be shipped for free to the school.
After March 14 all orders will be charged a $10 shipping/late fee.

We had a blast creating these images for you and hope you will consider us for all your future photographic needs!
And if you have any questions don't hesitate to contact us.
Copyright © 2016 JJ Ali Photography, All rights reserved.
You are receiving this email because you are participating in a Manitoba Band Association Band Festival. We will be sending you information on how to download your group photos.

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541 Harstone Rd
WinnipegMB  R3R 1C8

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